As Senior Managing Director and Head of Europe, Jonathan leads the OMERS European Private Equity team as they build out the strategy to grow their portfolio of high-quality assets across the U.K. and Continental Europe. Since joining OMERS in 2014, Jonathan has led the business in its investments in ERM, Trescal, International Schools Partnership and most recently in Network Plus and Bionic. He was also responsible for Hayfin prior to its successful exit in 2017. He is currently Chairman of the Supervisory board of Trescal and a non-executive director of International Schools Partnership.
Before joining the OMERS, Jonathan was a founding partner of Cognetas LLP, a pan-European private equity firm where, from 2009, he co-led their London office. Jonathan has been an investor in the European private equity market for over 26 years. He began his career at Arthur Andersen.
Jonathan has a BSc (Hons) in Economics and Accounting from Bristol University.